Wilson Elementary crossing guards, Michelle Thomas, 12, at left, and Emily Grzesiak, 12, work the intersection of Lincoln Street and 25th Avenue on Thursday. In a tough economy educators are using more grant money to bridge school budget gaps. At Spokane Public Schools, grants helped buy new crossing guard gear and pylons.
Jan. 29, 2010 in City on Page A1
A couple years of miserable state finances have school districts looking for money from other sources, with more of them using grants to bridge their budget gaps. Whether that means …